Choice Hotels International Honors Meyer Jabara Hotels
Hotel Development Company Wins Prestigious Premier Developer Award
ROCKVILLE, Md., June 17, 2014
ROCKVILLE, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Choice Hotels International,
Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's leading hotel companies, named Meyer
Jabara Hotels the winner of its 2014 Premier Developer Award, recognizing the
firm's commitment to the highest levels of excellence in hotel development and
its proven track record as an outstanding partner to Choice Hotels. This
distinction was announced recently at the 60th annual Choice Hotels
International Convention in Las Vegas.
Ascend Hotel Collection’s Inn at Henderson’s Wharf in Baltimore, Maryland, a
Meyer Jabara Hotel.
"We are humbled and honored to receive this recognition. Four decades ago,
Bill Meyer and I first went into business with one hotel. Now, as Meyer Jabara
Hotels, we own and operate dozens of hotels accounting for more than 4,300
rooms across the eastern part of the United States. Much of that success has
to do with the great partnership we have cultivated with Choice Hotels," said
Richard G. Jabara, president and chief executive officer for Meyer Jabara
Hotels. "Meyer Jabara and Choice Hotels share the same values in the way we do
business, attracting the industry's top talent who help deliver memorable
travel experiences for our guests."
The Premier Developer Award recognizes exceptional franchisees that develop
properties with Choice Hotels, live up to the brand promise through excellent
property performance, and are active in the franchise community. The award
recognizes owners who are truly committed to the brand and who work closely
with Choice Hotels to enhance the brand's success.
"We are thrilled to recognize Meyer Jabara Hotels for their exceptional work,
and are proud to highlight them as a key member of the Choice family," said
Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer for Choice Hotels.
"Selected from all our properties and franchisees around the globe, first rate
partners like Meyer Jabara Hotels are the reason why Choice Hotels has grown
into one of the world's leading hotel companies."
Always looking through the eyes of the traveler, Meyer Jabara's highly
distinctive hotels offer a differentiated and signature guest experience. From
ghost tours to wine tastings, guests can become fully immersed in the
destination when staying at a Meyer Jabara property.
Meyer Jabara Hotels was founded by Richard Jabara and William Meyer and has
been successfully developing and operating hotels for nearly 40 years. The
company currently operates hotels under licenses from Choice Hotels, other
major brands and several independent boutique hotels. These independent
properties include a trio of hotels in Baltimore – Admiral Fell Inn, Inn at
Henderson's Wharf and the Pier 5 Hotel -- which are members of Choice Hotels'
upscale Ascend Hotel Collection. Meyer Jabara Hotels has also partnered with
Choice Hotels to build a brand new, upscale Cambria Hotel and Suites property.
This property is scheduled to open in White Plains, New York later this year.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,300 hotels,
representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 35
other countries and territories. As of March 31, 2014, 398 hotels,
representing more than 30,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting
conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 95
hotels, representing approximately 8,900 rooms, were under construction,
awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other
countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality,
Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay
Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, as well as its Ascend Hotel
Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.
Choice Hotels International offers the Choice Privileges® rewards program.
With more than 20 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing
hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.
Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels
International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Choice Privileges, Comfort Inn,
Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites,
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Ascend Hotel
Collection are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels
© 2014 Choice Hotels International, Inc. All rights reserved.
Choice Hotels International Premier Developer Award Winner Meyer Jabara. From
left to right: Candice Jabara, Richard Jabara, Steve Joyce, Ted Jabara
Choice Hotels International.
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SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.
Contact: Choice Hotels: Sarah Lee, Tel: 301-628-4397,
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